Steady economic growth, a low cost of living and growing population make Lubbock, TX a great place to call home and live. Over 300,000 people call Lubbock home and the city is expected to grow 7% through 2022. Our diverse economy and job market outpace many other areas of the United States.
This article has been updated for 2019, as there is always something new happening in Lubbock!
Picture the perfect, melt-in-your-mouth Texas brisket –smoked low and slow creating juicy meat and no sauce. Now picture a recipe for the ideal Texas community–one part big city living with small-town southern charm, sprinkled with a love of college football, a robust economy and unmatched outdoor beauty, and you get Lubbock, Texas. We have a saying around here, “Lubbock or leave it.” Here’s why you’re guaranteed to never leave it.
Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau revealed the fastest-growing large cities
. Four of the top five were in Texas and suburbs of Dallas, Houston and Austin.
Although Lubbock is defined by the Census as a large city (more than 50,000), it didn’t reach record growth. Instead, the Census revealed Lubbock reached a new milestone. Officially, it broke 250,000 full time residents and Lubbock County reached 300,000+ residents.
Lubbock is a city of wide-open spaces and believe it or not, there are a variety of outdoor options to stay healthy. Don’t rely completely on health insurance, get some much needed exercise! Whether you prefer exercising on wheels, motors, or sturdy shoes, you can find an outdoor outlet in the Hub City. The plethora of gyms and activity centers can also give shelter in foul weather.